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New Zealand

NZ bans sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles after Christchurch attack: PM Ardern

NZ PM Ardern said high capacity magazines and devices similar to bump stocks -- which make rifles fire faster -- will also be banned.

21 Mar 2019 8:40 AM

'I should have hugged him': Distraught father of killed son in Christchurch shooting

John Milne sobs as he pens an anguished letter to his murdered teenage son Sayyad one of 50 people killed in the Christchurch massacre.

20 Mar 2019 4:26 PM

Friday prayers to be broadcast, 2 min silence: NZ PM Jacinda Ardern

The bodies of victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners.

20 Mar 2019 2:55 PM

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern urges global action on social media perils

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday called for a global response to the dangers of social media.

20 Mar 2019 2:03 PM

Second man charged with sharing livestream video of Christchurch attack

A 44-year-old man has become the second person charged with sharing a gruesome livestream video of the deadly attack.

20 Mar 2019 12:07 PM

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'Go home, she won't come': Husband was told after New Zealand shooting

Most victims were migrants or refugees from countries including Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Syria, Turkey, Somalia and Afghanistan.

20 Mar 2019 9:14 AM

NZ city Christchurch harboured white supremacists before massacre

The city where a racist fatally shot 50 people at mosques during Friday prayers is known for its English heritage.

19 Mar 2019 6:13 PM

'As-salaam alaikum': NZ PM Ardern vows mosque gunman will face 'full force of law'

'He sought many things from his act of terror, but one was notoriety -- that is why you will never hear me mention his name,' Ardern said.

19 Mar 2019 9:02 AM

'Come on here': How hero refugee, 48, chased away New Zealand gunman

7 people were killed when white supremacist stormed Linwood Masjid -- second mosque he attacked on Friday -- as worshippers knelt to pray.

18 Mar 2019 3:52 PM

NZ mosque shooter faces groundbreaking jail sentence

In New Zealand, being found guilty of murder usually comes with a minimum of 10 years in jail before possible parole.

18 Mar 2019 1:46 PM

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NZ gunman bought weapons online, says shop owner

The owner of a New Zealand gun store said the man charged with murder in Christchurch massacre had bought firearms and ammunition online.

18 Mar 2019 12:53 PM

Jacinda Ardern says new gun laws planned to make NZ safer

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days.

18 Mar 2019 12:42 PM

NZ teenager charged with distributing livestream of mosque rampage

The teenager faces a maximum of 14 years in prison for each charge, prosecutors said.

18 Mar 2019 11:26 AM

'No responsibility for 50 deaths,' says dealer who sold arms to NZ mosque killer

David Tipple, the managing director of Gun City, confirmed he sold alleged gunman Brenton Tarrant four firearms and ammunition.

18 Mar 2019 10:09 AM

‘Don’t have any grudge’: Husband of victim says he forgives NZ mosque gunman

Fifty people, at least four of them women, were killed in the attack on the mosques where worshippers had gone for Friday prayers.

18 Mar 2019 9:55 AM

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New Zealand shooting: Gunman sacks lawyer, plans to represent himself in court

Richard Peters, the attorney who represented Tarrant said that the accused 'appeared to be lucid' and was not 'mentally unstable'.

18 Mar 2019 9:09 AM

NZ intend to question tech giants after carnage video was livestreamed

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday said she would be looking for answers from Facebook and other social media firms.

17 Mar 2019 11:30 AM

'Gunman mailed manifesto 9 mins before attack': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her office received a 'manifesto' from the gunman suspected.

17 Mar 2019 9:44 AM

'We must bury them as soon as possible'; NZ mourns as death toll rises to 50

Anguished relatives were anxiously waiting for authorities to release the remains of those who were killed in massacres at two mosques.

17 Mar 2019 8:48 AM

5 Indians confirmed dead in NZ shooting massacre

Five Indians were among the 50 people killed by a white supremacist, who opened fire on worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch.

17 Mar 2019 8:30 AM

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